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Everything you need to know

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email What is it: A compact crossover attempting to set itself apart in an extremely crowded field, the Tucson delivers a lot of interior and exterior amenities at a fair, if not bargain, price. Key Competitors: Mazda CX-5, Ford Escape, Honda CR-V Base Price: $30,095 As-Tested Price: $30,220 Highlights: Debuting at last year’s SEMA ...

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We’ll take everything but the CVT

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email Almost everything Subaru does well is featured on this car — the open, airy cabin, simple but well-equipped interior and good interior room, all for a competitive price. It’s coupled here with the brand’s signature stability — that’s the only way I can describe it; a planted, well-damped ride that’s not sporty, exactly, ...

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Here’s what you need to know about Ford’s small crossover

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email The Ford Escape is a known quantity by now — the current model debuted all the way back in 2012 — but this crossover is still worth a look despite the bumper crop of newer metal in this price and size category. Ford’s Escape is powered by a turbocharged 1.5-liter EcoBoost inline-four pumping ...

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Infiniti Q60 3.0t: Handsome from any angle

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email What is it: The Infiniti Q60 received a major redesign for 2017 and has some of the nicest lines we’ve seen on a coupe in a long time. If you’re not familiar with the name, that’s because it used to be the G35 (then G37) before Infiniti decided to add a Q to ...

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Everything you need to know

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email Don’t hold the TV commercial against it.   You know the one: Possibly the worst of Chevrolet’s insipid “focus group” ads, where the vacuous ‘non actors’ claim the Cruze hatchback makes them think of “young urban professionals” and “weekend warriors” and other marketing clichés that should have been left back at the ad ...

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Honda Civic Type R review: Finally on U.S. shores

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email What is it: The hottest of the front-drive hot hatches, the all-new 2017 Civic Type R is the fastest, most powerful Honda, and the first-ever Honda Type R model to be sold in America. Key Competitors: Ford Focus ST, Volkswagen Golf GTI,  Subaru WRX Base Price: $34,100 As-Tested Price: $34,100 Highlights: Honda’s 2-liter ...

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Everything you need to know about Volvo’s midsize SUV

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email The new Volvo XC60 SUV landed on the scene a full two years after its bigger brother XC90 received a complete redesign; both SUV’s predecessors were on the shelf past their expiration dates. As a result, the second-generation XC60 feels at least a couple of eras ahead of the model it’s replacing — ...

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